Hidden Files Toggle 1.2

With this simple and lightweight application, you can easily switch between viewing modes when you wish to hide or show hidden files
Hidden Files Toggle is a user-friendly and intuitive piece of software created to integrate into your Windows shell menu and allow you to show hidden items from the current folder, requiring only a few clicks to do it.

Choose the integration type

During the installation process, you have the option to decide where to integrate the utility, with three choices available, namely: ‘Show Item(s) On The Normal Context Menu’, ‘Show Hidden Toggle On The Normal Context Menu And System Files Toggle On The Extended Context Menu’, or ‘Show Item(s) On The Extended Context Menu’, the second one being used by default.

If you wish to change the settings, you simply need to rely on the options provided within the main window of the app.

Right-click to toggle hide or show hidden files

After integrating into your context menu, this simple tool enables you to ‘Show / Hide Hidden Files’ just by right-clicking in the targeted folder, then selecting the corresponding option.

If during installation you chose to display Hidden Files Toggle in the extended context menu as well (Shift + right-click), you will be able to ‘Show / Hide Hidden System Files’, without having to waste too much time trying the locate the Windows Explorer tab that allows you to do that.

The main purpose of this lightweight program is to significantly reduce the amount of time and effort you spend switching between view modes in the regular way, enabling you to perform this task when needed, with a couple of mouse movements, then get on with your work.

Handy context menu tool

To sum it up, Hidden Files Toggle is an efficient and easy to use application that aims to assist you in hiding or showing hidden files in various folders, all from the shell menu.

Reviewed by , last updated on March 29th, 2014

file size:
420 KB
developed by:
Gregory Snell
license type:
operating system(s):
Windows XP / XP 64 bit / Vista / Vista 64 bit / 7 / 7 64 bit / 8 / 8 64 bit
C: \ System \ System Miscellaneous


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Hidden Files Toggle - The main window of Hidden Files Toggle enables users to configure the app's functions within the context menuHidden Files Toggle - Hidden Files Toggle integrates within the context menu of Windows so users can easily access its features
What's New in This Release:
  • Now includes simple user interface to modify settings without having to re-install.
  • Configuration exe requires .NET 2.0 however the toggles themselves will still operate as before.
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Application description

Hidden Files Toggle is a simple tool that adds the ability to show/hide your hidden files right from your context menu...

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